The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 53 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.58% 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £43,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,250 £50,500
% change year-on-year
-3.18% -22.27%
SDH
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 197 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.43% 37.38% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 89 111 127
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

SDH
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Bracknell region.

SDH Salary Trend in Bracknell

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Cramer
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) WSDL
3 4 (66.67%) Toad
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (66.67%) JAXB
3 4 (66.67%) BEA
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) JMS
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) MetaSolv
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
5 1 (16.67%) Siemens
5 1 (16.67%) 3G
5 1 (16.67%) DWDM
5 1 (16.67%) GIS

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) 2G
3 1 (16.67%) RNC
3 1 (16.67%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) MGW
3 1 (16.67%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) 3G
3 1 (16.67%) DWDM
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Toad
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) JMS
1 4 (66.67%) WSDL
1 4 (66.67%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cramer
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) BEA
2 4 (66.67%) MetaSolv
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 1 (16.67%) Siemens
4 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Nortel
4 1 (16.67%) ComArch
4 1 (16.67%) Huawei
4 1 (16.67%) Ciena